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Mark J Curley
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Mark J Curley

Practice areas:

Immigration, Asylum

About Me

I grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Following graduation from O'Gorman High School, I chose to continue my education at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.  At Creighton, I received an outstanding liberal arts education in the Jesuit tradition.  Serving as a Resident Advisor during my last two years at Creighton helped me to develop my customer service skills.  In May 1990, I graduated cum laude with my B.A. in Organizational Communication with a minor in Business Administration. 


 


I knew that I wanted to be a lawyer since a young age so I continued my education at the Creighton School of Law.  Working my way through college and law school gave me an appreciation for hard work and dedication.  Clerking for a local law firm during my last year of law school opened my eyes to the inner workings of a law firm and the real world view of lawyering. 


 


Following graduation from law school in the top third of my class, I successfully passed the Nebraska bar exam and accepted a position with Brown & Brown, PC.  The five years that I worked at B&B gave me a breadth of experience in several areas of law, including immigration.  Handling employment-based cases for our corporate clients sparked an interest in learning more about this area.  So, when I opened my own law practice in February 1999, I decided to dedicate my time to handling immigration cases only.  The U.S. immigration laws are so complex that I knew that I would need to focus only immigraiton if I wanted to be successful. 


 


Our focus on immigration cases only helps us to ensure quality customer service and personal attention to our clients.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Immigration: 95%
    22 years, 900 cases
  2. Asylum: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Curley Immigration Law PC LLO

8420 West Dodge Road
Suite 310
Omaha, NE, 68114

3023 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE, 68105

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NEActive199308/24/2015
SDInactive199411/30/2011

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Preeminent 4.9 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 4.9 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalCurley Immigration Law PC LLO1999 - Present
AssociateBrown & Brown, P.C.1994 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Omaha Bar AssociationActive Member2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationUPL Liaison2001 - Present
Nebraska State Bar AssociationActive Member1993 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Zimmerman v. Firstier BankSupreme Court reversed lower court's grant of summary judgment for Defendants, granted Plaintiff's motion for partial summary judgment on the issue of liability, and remanded to determine damages.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Nebraska Lawyer MagazineVisa Options for International Athletes and Group Entertainers2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Creighton University School of LawLawJD1993
Creighton UniversityOrganizational CommunicationB.A.1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
IA-NE AILA Fall ConferenceNon-Traditional Employment Cases2013
Nebraska CLE on ImmigrationChild Status Protection Act2011
Nebraska State Bar Annual MeetingImmigration Update2010